Correspondence with Scottish Fiscal Commission regarding independence paper: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

All correspondence between the Scottish Government and the Scottish Fiscal Commission regarding the recent paper "A Stronger Economy with Independence", published by the Scottish Government.

This includes any analysis provided by the Scottish Fiscal Commission and any analysis requested by the Scottish Government on the contents of the paper.


Most of the information you have requested is attached in Annex A of this letter. Exemptions under Sections 38(1)(b) (Personal Information) and 30(b)(ii) (Free and Frank Exchange of Views for the Purposes of Deliberation) of FOISA apply to a small amount of the information requested. The reasons why these exemptions apply are explained in Annex B of this letter.

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The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FOI 202200329337 - Information Released - Annex A and B


Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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